Sustainability centre and Liss

  • Starts: Wednesday 4 May 2022 9:15 am
  • Ride leader/Event organiser: Anthony Beggs
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  • Route grade: B - Hilly route
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Start Spring Havant 9.15.

My usual route to Sustainability centre via Rowlands, Finchdean, Chalton. 13 miles.

Then to Liss, Turtle bean for lunch via Coombe, Bailey Green (Privett), Froxfield, Priors Dean, Oakshott, West Liss. 17 miles.

Note I am not going via Hawkley but the lane around the bottom of the Hangers via Oakshott (several little ups and downs ) as wild garlic should be out, so breathe in deeply !!

I will book a table at Turtle Bean. for arrival 12.30 to 1.00.

Sustainability to Liss : 1300 feet.

Some lanes are becoming quite dark now with foliage so advise lights.

Back to Havant 16 miles, but formal ride will end when I leave at Sheet / Petersfield.

Average speed (with a tail wind !) 10.5 mph

 

route gradient Sust Cte to Liss via coombe bailygrn Frox PDean. Mapometer.com cycling route #5361583

Bookings for this ride

Booking is required for this ride. Please let the ride leader know if you want to join. Please do not turn up for the ride unless you've had your booking confirmed or your name appears below.

This ride is currently full but we encourage you to ask to join, even so. That will let the ride leader:

  • Find out the demand for that type of ride
  • Nominate you as a replacement if someone drops out
  • Arrange to split the ride if there is sufficient demand

Bookings (Log in to see rider names):

  • A PCTC member

To ask to join this ride, please use the 'Contact us about this ride' link above to send an email to the ride leader.

About Wednesday rides

Wednesday is our most popular day for riding. Unfortunately the success of the Wednesday rides meant that, even though we took steps to split rides, they became too large to manage.

We organise Wednesday rides this way:

  1. If you are interested in riding on a given Wednesday we ask you to register the kind of ride you are interested in.
  2. Ride leaders review all the registrations and create rides they think will help meet the demand.
  3. You will get automatic notifications of new rides for the day.
  4.  You can then use the web site to ask a ride's leader to join a ride.
  5. The ride's leader books you onto their ride which automatically updates your registration so we can keep track of who wants to ride but hasn't yet found a place.
  6. If there's a problem, we can notify you of a ride cancellation or postponement.
  7. Otherwise, we'll see you at the start.

Wednesday rides usually start from Havant with stops for elevenses, lunch and sometimes tea. If you're unable to keep up or have a mechanical problem, someone will be available to help you - although we obviously cannot guarantee to solve all problems.

Wednesday rides usually provide a range of options to riders as we'll try to arrange multiple rides with different paces, distance and degree of hilliness.

On Wednesdays it is likely that there will be several riders coming back to the Havant area after an elevenses stop - although they might not include a PCTC ride leader. If that is what you'd like to do, please consult the ride organiser before the day of the ride to ensure someone knows and is able to bring you back.

This article describes what you should consider bringing with you on one of these rides.